Ingram’s VitalSource Bookshelf platform available in the Middle East and North Africa

July 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

From an Ingram Press Release: NASHVILLE, TN – Vital Source Technologies, Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced that Panworld Education, a leading e-learning solution provider, has selected Ingram’s VitalSource Bookshelf® platform to power e-textbook solutions for their customers throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Textbooks · Vendor News

NSR’s eBook vendor updates from the ALA annual conference

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

I attended the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago and have several updates on eBook vendor offerings, initiatives, and activities.  Vendors and initiatives are listed in alphabetical order.  This information will also be presented at the ALA TechSource conference wrap-up webinar, held July 8th. The recording of that session is available at I also want […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Advocacy Groups · Audio Books · Conferences/Events · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · New Products · Publishing · Vendor News

Ingram adds 50K new titles, color POD, and POD for out-of-copyright National Library of France content

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Ingram announced several new initiatives at the ALA Annual Conference this past week.  I’ve linked to the individual press releases below.  I’m particularly excited about the POD available for out-of-copyright titles from the National Library of France – over 65,000 titles. Ingram Content Group and Hachette Livre Offer Titles from the Bibliothèque nationale de France […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

EBSCO eBooks now available on Ingram’s OASIS platform

June 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

Interesting news from both EBSCO and Ingram received today.  400,000 EBSCO ebooks now available via the OASIS platform along side print books – one workflow.  Here’s the official press release: NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced that more than 400,000 e-book titles from EBSCO eBooks™ have been […]

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Ingram’s Vital Source receives Telly awards for educational video production

May 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Streaming video is huge in my academic library, so it’s nice to see innovation and awards in the library/information community for this area.  There is quite an esteemed list of previous Telly winners so congrats to Ingram. NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that Vital Source Technologies, Inc. has been awarded two […]

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eBooks on EBSCOhost to be available via Ingram’s OASIS

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

This just in from EBSCO’s Newsroom: An announcement of the newly formed partnership between EBSCO and Ingram to make eBooks on EBSCOhost available to academic libraries via Ingram’s OASIS Platform this Spring. IPSWICH, Mass. — January 15, 2013 —EBSCO Publishing and Ingram today announced an agreement  aimed at benefitting mutual customers of Ingram’s OASIS® (Online Acquisitions […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Reference News · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Ingram and Coventry University collaborate on textbook program

December 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

Just received this press release from Ingram about textbooks.  I can’t help but wonder if this will be the future of textbooks – wrapped in a course fee so that all students have access to the course materials. Coventry is providing these materials at no cost to students for their first year.  No word on […]

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35,000 new digital items from 60 publishers added to Ingram’s VitalSource

December 4th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an Ingram Press Release: NASHVILLE, TN – Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group’s leading e-textbook solution for publishers, academic institutions, and students, today announced that sixty new publishers have added more than 35,000 new digital textbooks and online course materials to its VitalSource Bookshelf® platform. “The students of today are using technology to […]

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Lerner Publishing interactive titles now available via Ingram’s ipage

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

News Release, June 21, 2012 Ingram adds Lerner Interactive Books™ to ipage® As more libraries look to expand e-book offerings to patrons, publishers like Lerner Publishing Group are choosing Ingram Content Group to supply e-books via Ingram’s ipage® search and order platform. Public libraries will now have access to more than 200 interactive children’s books […]

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Tags: Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

Ingram adds new titles from seven university presses to MyiLibrary

June 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an Ingram press release sent  a couple days ago: NASHVILLE, TN – As public, academic and professional libraries expand and develop digital offerings for patrons, more University Presses are working with Ingram and its comprehensive MyiLibrary® e-book platform to expand the reach of content to more readers worldwide. The most recent university presses that […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · University Press · Vendor News